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by dzhokhar tsarnaev and his brother at the boston marathon were weapons of mass destruction that caused death. today the city and the nation also took an important step in the healing process. from the streets of boston, to the capitol in washington, people observed a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. eastern, exactly one week after two bombs killed three and injured more than 180 others near the finish line of the boston marathon. [ bagpipes ] >> reporter: later, the fbi handed control of boylston street back to the city of boston. from his hospital bed, the 19- year-old suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev, made his first appearance in front of a magistrate judge. tsarnaev is now charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. in addition to the surveillance video the fbi shared with the public, a special agent testified the younger brother, dzhokhar, can be seen apparently slipping his knapsack onto the ground shortly before the explosion. but the white house announced tsarnaev won't be tried in a military tribunal as an enemy combatant. >> we will prosecute this suspect under u.s. law. u
-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev could be charged today. he's been able to answer some questions in writing. however, a gunshot wound to his neck has made it very difficult for him to speak. and there is also a very fierce political battle over how to question him. california senator dianne feinstein among those calling for that young bombing suspect to be treated as a criminal defendant. >> it is really very clear to me that the course that can be taken. you have the high value interrogation group. they are skilled, they know how to do this. >> however some republican lawmakers want to declare the bombing suspect an enemy combatant. that would allow federal agents to question him without a lawyer. the fbi interviewed the older brother tamerlan tsarnaev two years ago. tipped off by russian -- why some lawmakers want no know if the fbi may have dropped the ball in this case. >>> back here at home runners in marin county will be honoring the victims of the boston marathon bombings. they will take part in a 2.5- mile race that begins at 6:45 this evening. all runners are encouraged to wear blu
. >> as you mentioned, justice department officials told cnn dzhokhar tsarnaev is facing federal terrorism charges and state murder charges. preliminary hearing could happen in the next 30 days. a lot hinges on when the suspect is well enough to speak. investigators are eager for him to talk so they can find out who planned the attack. tsarnaev will likely be appointed a federal public defender. for now, the justice department is invoking something known as a public safety exception. this rule is used to question terrorism suspects without reading them miranda rights. the rule was created to question terrorists about other potential threats. senator carl leven says so far there's no connection between the suspect and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live
destruction, a charge that if convicted could lead to the death penalty. dzhokhar tsarnaev is in serious conditions with gunshot wounds to the head, neck, leg, and hand. he has communicated to investigators by nodding and writing. at his bed side, a court representative says i will ask the doctor whether the patient is alert. the doctor asks, how you are feeling? tsarnaev nods. authorities are convinced the two brothers acted alone. >> i told boston they can rest easily. >> reporter: the affidavit describes the brothers walking through the marathon crowd with knapsacks and then separating. at one point, dzhokhar can be seen slipping his knapsack to the ground. he used his cell phone, then walked away. seconds later, an explosion. and information about a trip to russia last year. a trip that caught the attention of russian authorities who alerted the u.s., tamerlan tsarnaev may have had contact with terrorists. >> yes, he went to chechnya for a couple of days. i don't know where his relatives lived. they were from his father's side. >> reporter: surprised tamerlan had become such a devout
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